Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #1680 from Slave Sales in Somerset and Worcester County land records, 1825-1864

County Worcester
Liber GMH 4
Folio 211
Seller Bishop, Delia
Buyer Parker, John F
Slave Bishop, Delia (free)
Additional Information (price, other items) Bishop puts herself as servant to Jparker from today for 4 yrs. She will serve said master & readily obey & do no damage nor see it done by others, she will not contract matrimony within the term & not absent herself day or night without his consent nor haunt ale houses or taverns or play house. Remain faithful servant & she will be provided sufficient meat, drink, wearing apparel for servant
Year 1841
Date 5 Mar 1841
Sold out of state or to possible slave dealer No

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